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Jordan Brand Plans to Announce $25K High School Winner, Friday, June 13 Michael Jordan Surprises Charlotte Elementary Students [VIDEO] 15 Twitter Reactions To Donald Sterling Reneging Donald Sterling Changes His Mind—Again Halle Berry to Pay $16,000 Monthly in Child Support Four New Tech Items Revolutionizing Senior Living Shaquille O’Neal Sells House For Only $10 Don Cheadle Announces IndieGogo Campaign For Miles Davis Biopic Driver Charged in Tracy Morgan Crash Was Awake for 24 Hours Audra McDonald Makes Broadway History The 18th ABFF Releases Official Screening Schedule for This Year’s Festival Yaya DaCosta Cast As Whitney Houston In Lifetime Movie Review: Postcards From Cookie By Caroline Clarke Lupita Nyong’o Will Produce Americanah Brian McKnight Makes California’s Delinquent Taxpayers List Jadeveon Clowney Signs Contract with Houston Texans Ryan Leslie Introduces Disruptive Multimedia Good Kid, Smart Money: Kendrick Lamar Buys Reasonable $523,500 California Home Sandals Foundation Celebrates 5 Years, Announces Partnership with Dwyane Wade Will Smith May Star As a Forensic Neuropathologist Poland Leaks President Obama Workout Footage [VIDEO] Is Sterling Finally Agreeing to the Sale of the Clippers? 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Revolt TV Civil Rights Leaders Discuss Diversity in the NBA For Super Bowl 50, NFL Switching from Roman Numerals CEO Status: 6 Career Lessons from Swizz Beatz Breakfast Club Interview Hollywood Insider ABFF’s Founder Jeff Friday to Ring Closing Bell at NASDAQ Today, June 4 The 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Michael Jackson, Inc. Share our Strength Uses Smartphones to Help Eliminate Child Hunger The American Black Film Festival: 10 Facts About The ABFF “An African City” Major Players Talk Business, Ghana And More Usain Bolt’s 2013 Training Shoes Up For Auction Tyra Banks Lands New Daytime Talk Show Deal Maya Angelou Memorial Service Will Be at Wake Forest Lupita Nyong’o is Cast in ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ Michelle Obama Lands in Top 10 on The World’s 100 Most Powerful Women Wendy Williams Opens Star-Studded All Female Comedy Affair in Las Vegas Nate McCray: ‘Being an African American Sports Agent To Me Is A Gift and Curse’ Naughty By Nature’s Treach to Appear on ‘VH1 Couples Therapy With Dr. Jenn’ Detox Tips for the Busy Professional First-Daughter Malia Attends Prom: Date “Classified” Aretha Franklin Receives Honorary Doctorate From Harvard Randy Wilkins: Protégé of Spike Lee Donald Sterling Reportedly Deemed ‘Mentally Incapacitated’ Michelle Obama Interviews Richard Sherman for Let’s Move Campaign Oprah To Pay Special Tribute To Maya Angelou Steve Ballmer Will Purchase LA Clippers for $2 Billion Ex-Microsoft CEO Offers to Pay $1.8 Billion for LA Clippers Stacey Dash Hired by FOX News Risk and Reward: Clay Donahue Fontenot, One of the Most ‘Sought-After’ Stuntmen in the Business The American Black Film Festival: 10 Facts About Will Packer Top 10 Works of Maya Angelou Helen Little: ‘Radio is More Like An Evolution of a Medium’ President Obama Hosts Summit on Youth Sports Safety, May 29 Author Maya Angelou Dies at 86 10 Facts About Producer Shonda Rhimes Ted Lucas: Still Discovering Talent 20 Years Later Jeff Friday is Bringing Hollywood to Independent Filmmaking Houston Family Plans to Block Production on Whitney’s Biopic NFL Films Being Sued by Ricky Watters and Roger Craig Washington Nationals Host Black Heritage Day Tonight, May 27th Wendell Scott: First African-American Inducted into NASCAR Hall of Fame CEDitorial: Is Mark Cuban REALLY Racist? 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AsforJs pilot program, Nike Brand Jordan

Jordan Brand Plans to Announce $25K High School Winner, Friday, June 13

The A's for J's program rewards high achievers in Math, Science and English.

The pilot program which kicked off in January, rewards high achievers in Math, Science and…

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Michael Jordan Surprises Charlotte Elementary Students [VIDEO]

The reactions from the students (and adults) were priceless.

North Carolina native Michael Jordan is known for his charitable efforts throughout his NBA career.…

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15 Twitter Reactions To Donald Sterling Reneging

Is Donald suffering from dementia? Or just plain stupidity?

It appears that Donald Sterling has withdrawn his support from a deal to sell the…

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Donald Sterling Changes His Mind—Again

"The Team is not for sale. From the onset, I did not want to sell the Los Angeles Clippers."

Sterling is pulling his support for the sale of his team to Steve Ballmer and…

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Halle Berry Will Pay $16,000 Child Support

Halle Berry to Pay $16,000 Monthly in Child Support

Actress ordered to pay ex-model beau

A Los Angeles court has stated that the actress must pay Aubry $16,000 a month…

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Four New Tech Items Revolutionizing Senior Living

It is our duty to take care of our elders.

Baby Boomers are now reaching their golden years, and as their offspring, we’re entrusted with…

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Shaquille O’Neal Sells House For Only $10

Would you sell your gigantic house for a ten spot?!

When you’re 7-foot-2 and need almost everything in the world custom-made to your liking, it…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Don Cheadle Announces IndieGogo Campaign For Miles Davis Biopic

The celebrated actor plans on bringing Miles Davis to the masses through crowd-sourcing.

With a goal of raising $325,000 by July 6, actor Don Cheadle is hoping his…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Kevin Roper Was Up 24 Hours before Tracy Morgan accident

Driver Charged in Tracy Morgan Crash Was Awake for 24 Hours

Morgan still listed in critical condition

Kevin Roper, the Wal-Mart driver responsible for the crash that involved comedian, Tracey Morgan, hadn’t…

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Audra McDonald wins 6th Tony Award

Audra McDonald Makes Broadway History

Actress wins her 6th Tony Award creating milestone

Last night’s win was the 6th time Audra McDonald’s name was called to receive the…

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The ABFF

The 18th ABFF Releases Official Screening Schedule for This Year’s Festival

Think Like A Man Too and Da’ Sweet Blood of Jesus are the opening and closing films

The multifaceted themes of the roster of films are reflective of ABFF’s new backdrop, New…

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Yaya Dacosta Will Play Whitney Houston

Yaya DaCosta Cast As Whitney Houston In Lifetime Movie

Angela Bassett on board to direct her first film

The movie is due to debut in 2015

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Review: Postcards From Cookie By Caroline Clarke

Unsought revelations about the author's adoption triggers a joyful and challenging expansion of the definition and experience of family.

Unsought revelations about the author’s adoption—including her connection to a legendary entertainer—triggers a joyful and…

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Lupita Nyong’o Will Produce Americanah

Will turn Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s novel into a feature film

“It is such an honor to have the opportunity to bring Ms. Adichie’s brilliant book…

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Brian McKnight Makes California’s Delinquent Taxpayers List

The Grammy award winning singer-songwriter opens up about being in debt.

The story of Brian McKnight has included Billboard No.1 chart toppers, ASCAP and Grammy awards,…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Jadeveon Clowney Signs Rookie Contract

Jadeveon Clowney Signs Contract with Houston Texans

Becomes the first of this year's top three picks to sign

Clowney gets $22.272 million guaranteed, including a $14.518 million signing bonus.

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Ryan Leslie Introduces Disruptive Media

Ryan Leslie Introduces Disruptive Multimedia

'This is a revolutionary model for audiences to be able to communicate with their favorite artists.'

Ryan Leslie has developed a direct artist-to-fan platform

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Good Kid, Smart Money: Kendrick Lamar Buys Reasonable $523,500 California Home

Compton rapper spends his money wisely with latest purchase

Kendick Lamar proves that he knows the value of a dollar and smart investment with…

By Courtney Connley

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Sandals Foundation Celebrates 5 Years, Announces Partnership with Dwyane Wade

Will launch programs and initiatives to benefit youth in underserved communities in the Caribbean and Miami.

Together, The Sandals Foundation and Wade’s World Foundation will launch programs and initiatives to benefit…

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Will Smith May Star As a Forensic Neuropathologist

If he signs on, he will play Dr. Bennet Omalu

Will Smith is in talks to star in a drama based on the GQ article,…

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Barack Obama visits Poland

Poland Leaks President Obama Workout Footage [VIDEO]

Witness the strongest Commander-in-Chief the world has ever seen.

Hotel residents in Warsaw witnessed President Barack Obama doing his part to support First Lady…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Donald Sterling Agrees to Drop Lawsuit

Is Sterling Finally Agreeing to the Sale of the Clippers?

The LA Clippers owner agrees to drop lawsuit against the NBA

“He will sign off,” Maxwell Blecher, Sterling’s lawyer said. “Only he knows why.”

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Revolt TV 2014 Upfront Presentation

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Revolt TV

Almost a year later, we spotlight some unique aspects of the company.

On October 21, 2013, Sean “Diddy” Combs and Keith Clinkscales fulfilled their dream of bringing…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Civil Rights Leaders Discuss Diversity in the NBA

"There must be serious dialogue around ownership and business engagement in the black community," says Sharpton

Civil Rights Leaders meet with NBA Commissioner, Adam Silver to discuss diversity in the NBA

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For Super Bowl 50, NFL Switching from Roman Numerals

Reverts back to standard numbers for 2015

The NFL is celebrating the 50th Super Bowl

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Swizz Beatz Joins Monster as Investor, Board Member

CEO Status: 6 Career Lessons from Swizz Beatz Breakfast Club Interview

Award-winning producer schools millennials on the importance of ownership

Producer Swizz Beatz stopped by The Breakfast Club to talk about his enrollment in Harvard…

By Courtney Connley

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Hollywood Insider

What really happened at the Arsenio Hall Show? Where did Oprah make an appearance recently?

Filming is underway in Trinidad and Tobago on the upcoming comedy “GROWN GIRLS GETAWAY,” starring…

By Gil Robertson

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ABFF’s Founder Jeff Friday to Ring Closing Bell at NASDAQ Today, June 4

Commemorates the 18th ABFF taking place in New York City

Jeff will be joined by actresses Tika Sumpter and Condola Rashad, as well as entertainment…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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The 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Michael Jackson, Inc.

The late, great King of Pop not only had great moves, but excellent business acumen.

Millions of people loved and adored Michael Jackson. His scintillating dance moves, his crisp timing,…

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Bring your own lunch and use recyclable containers. Making your own instead of ordering a $10 lunch can definitely save pennies, but also, when you make your own lunch in recyclable containers, you help to ensure that plastics won't end up polluting an ocean or river near you.

Share our Strength Uses Smartphones to Help Eliminate Child Hunger

Campaign uses smartphones to help feed kids in need

In response to kids missing meals when school is out, Share our Strength is using…

By Courtney Connley

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The ABFF

The American Black Film Festival: 10 Facts About The ABFF

Check out some things you may not have known about The ABFF

What do you really know about the actual festival?

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“An African City” Major Players Talk Business, Ghana And More

Nicole Amarteifio, Millie Monyo, and actress Esosa E breakdown getting sponsors, developing Ghana's entertainment hub and, of course, "The Belly Button Test".

Created by Nicole Amarteifo and Millie Monyo, An African City, has hit viral proportions. The…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Usain Bolt Auctions off Spikes

Usain Bolt’s 2013 Training Shoes Up For Auction

The auction takes place during Caribbean Week New York

The spikes are autographed by Bolt, with one of his two aliases, ‘UGO’, written on…

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Tyra Banks Lands New Daytime Talk Show Deal

Supermodel turned business mogul makes a return to daytime television

America’s Next Top Model creator, Tyra Banks, inks new daytime talk show deal with Disney-ABC

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Maya Angelou Memorial at Wake Forest

Maya Angelou Memorial Service Will Be at Wake Forest

Will take place at Wake Forest University’s Wait Chapel on Saturday, June 7 at 10 a.m.

Dr. Maya Angelou’s family has arranged a private memorial service in Wake Forest University’s Wait…

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Lupita Nyong’o is Cast in ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’

Academy Award winner continues her rise with new role

According to Entertainment Weekly, Lupita Nyong’o will be in the next installment of the “Star…

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Forbes names Michelle Obama in their top 100 most powerful women

Michelle Obama Lands in Top 10 on The World’s 100 Most Powerful Women

The First Lady comes in at number 8

Michelle Obama is the highest ranked Black woman on this year’s list.

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Wendy Williams Opens Star-Studded All Female Comedy Affair in Las Vegas

New residency at The Venetian has girl power

Before Smokey Robinson brought Australian sensation Human Nature to the Sands Showroom at The Venetian…

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Nate McCray: ‘Being an African American Sports Agent To Me Is A Gift and Curse’

'I don’t just negotiate contracts for my clients. I am also responsible for increasing their marketability and branding'

It’s in my blood. I wanted to pursue a profession that I cherished, but…

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Treach will appear on VH1 Couples Therapy

Naughty By Nature’s Treach to Appear on ‘VH1 Couples Therapy With Dr. Jenn’

Will be on the show with girlfriend, Cicely Evans

The fifth season of “VH1 Couples Therapy with Dr. Jenn” premieres Wednesday, September 10 at…

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Detox Tips for the Busy Professional

Nutritional Expert Coach P Care clears up some myths about detoxing

Master Cleanse, green juice detox, yoga cleanse, lemon water. Huh? How do I cleanse when…

By Coach P.

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First-Daughter Malia Attends Prom: Date “Classified”

Malia Obama comes of age, dresses in heels for Prom

Boy, time sure does fly. Why? Well, first daughter Malia recently attended her first prom.…

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Aretha Franklin at Harvard

Aretha Franklin Receives Honorary Doctorate From Harvard

The Queen of Soul is added to the list of celebrities honored this graduation season

Aretha Franklin receives an Honorary Doctor of Arts degree from Harvard University and sings national…

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Randy Wilkins: Protégé of Spike Lee

“[Spike] is definitely somebody who has helped my career, has helped my filmmaking skills, and he has helped me improve my craft”

“I’ve been in film for around 10 years now,” says Wilkins, who most recently was…

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Donald Sterling Agrees to Drop Lawsuit

Donald Sterling Reportedly Deemed ‘Mentally Incapacitated’

Shelly Sterling is declared the LA Clippers' franchise's sole trustee

Shelly Sterling, is the LA Clippers’ franchise’s sole trustee after experts declared Donald Sterling…

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Michelle Obama and Richard Sherman

Michelle Obama Interviews Richard Sherman for Let’s Move Campaign

FLOTUS uses NFL star to help promote healthy eating

Michelle Obama and NFL superstar Richard Sherman team up to promote healthy eating in new…

By Courtney Connley

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Oprah To Pay Special Tribute To Maya Angelou

OWN airs encore presentations of conversations with the literary icon Sunday, June 1

Oprah Winfrey has sat down with her beloved mentor and internationally acclaimed author Maya Angelou…

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LA Clippers sold for $2 Billion

Steve Ballmer Will Purchase LA Clippers for $2 Billion

Sale is pending league approval

Ballmer has signed a binding agreement to buy the Los Angeles Clippers for $2 billion…

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Donald Sterling Agrees to Drop Lawsuit

Ex-Microsoft CEO Offers to Pay $1.8 Billion for LA Clippers

Steve Ballmer puts in a bid to purchase team from the Sterlings

Steve Ballmer has put in a $1.8 Billion bid to purchase the LA Clippers.

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Stacey Dash works for Fox News

Stacey Dash Hired by FOX News

'Clueless' actress has a stage to share her views

“Stacey is an engaging conversationalist whose distinctive viewpoints amongst her Hollywood peers have spawned national…

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Risk and Reward: Clay Donahue Fontenot, One of the Most ‘Sought-After’ Stuntmen in the Business

Award-winning professional belongs to rare breed

Award-winning stuntman belongs to rare breed of professionals paid to risk personal safety during a…

By Richard Spiropoulos

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Will Packer Facts

The American Black Film Festival: 10 Facts About Will Packer

What do you really know about the producer of Think Like A Man Too?

Will Packer’s first feature film Trois premiered at ABFF in 1999 and he has participated…

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Top 10 Works of Maya Angelou

Here's a list of the literary icon's best work and must-reads in poetry and autobiographical books

All over the world people are mourning the death of a literary icon, Dr. Maya…

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Helen Little: ‘Radio is More Like An Evolution of a Medium’

'With so many music delivery options today, you can be anywhere and listen to anything'

Radio was the first place people went for immediate, local information, the newest in music…

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President Obama Hosts Summit on Youth Sports Safety, May 29

The Administration will announce new commitments that will help better address concussions among students.

The President believes we can and must do better and the Administration is committed to…

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Author Maya Angelou Dies at 86

Actress, composer, and Hollywood's first female black director

Maya Angelou, singer, dancer, actress, composer, and Hollywood’s first female black director, has died at…

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10 Facts About Producer Shonda Rhimes

Here’s a little trivia about the Scandal creator and ABC top earning African American female showrunner

Shonda Rhimes is best known as the creator, head writer, and executive producer of three…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Ted Lucas: Still Discovering Talent 20 Years Later

'I still get excited when I see raw talent that has the potential to become a huge star'

We’re preparing for Sebastian’s new R&B album Speechless, which drops in June. I’m confident music…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Jeff Friday is Bringing Hollywood to Independent Filmmaking

'I consider myself a change agent'

American Black Film Festival Founder Jeff Friday talks about the future of ABFF and independent…

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Houston Family Plans to Block Production on Whitney’s Biopic

Family says singer's legacy is worth more than a television movie

The Houston’s plan to file a lawsuit against Whitney’s Lifetime biopic, arguing the singer’s legacy…

By Courtney Connley

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Ricky Watters and Roger Craig is Suing NFL Films

NFL Films Being Sued by Ricky Watters and Roger Craig

They are fighting to get compensated for their likeness

The former players may be facing an uphill battle in their lawsuit

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Washington Nationals Host Black Heritage Day Tonight, May 27th

Partners with the Greater Washington Urban League (GWUL) to celebrate the contributions of African Americans to the game of baseball

A portion of the proceeds from each ticket purchased online at nationals.com/GWUL will be donated…

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Wendell Scott, First African American in the NASCAR Hall of Fame

Wendell Scott: First African-American Inducted into NASCAR Hall of Fame

Scott was the first African-American driver to win a premier series race at NASCAR in 1963

He was the first African-American driver to secure a victory at NASCAR’s top level

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Mark Cuban Racist?

CEDitorial: Is Mark Cuban REALLY Racist?

Or is he just being honest?

Is Mark Cuban racist? In my opinion, it just makes him honest. He IS right,…

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Culsire Partners With Black Life Coaches

CulSire.com Partners With BlackLifeCoaches.net

The collaboration reflects the desire of two companies working towards the same common goal of motivating Black people.

This will help bring CulSire.com into a position where they can continue to expand comprehensive…

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Master P Clarifies His Reality Show

Master P Clears the Air Regarding His Reality Show

Responses to Wendy Williams comments about him and the show

Master P AKA Percy Miller clears the air on his reality show refuting media gossip…

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Angela Bassett to Direct Whitney Houston Biopic

Award-winning actress set to bring Houston's story to Lifetime

Lifetime network has tapped award-winning actress Angela Bassett as the director of new Whitney Houston…

By Courtney Connley

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Total Eclipse of the Art: Why has Nigeria banned its “Biggest” Movie?

Nigeria's National Censor Board Refuses to let "Half of a Yellow Sun" play in Cinemas nationwide

“Half of a Yellow Sun”, the sweeping, epic love story about a central cast of…

By Richard Spiropoulos

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Quincy Jones: Michael Jackson’s ‘Xscape’ Release Just a Cash Grab

Jones also Suing Jackson Estate, Sony Music Entertainment for $10 million in royalties, production fees

Photo by Lonnie C.…

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Mark Cuban States He's Prejudiced

Mark Cuban: ‘I Know I’m Prejudiced’

Dallas Mavericks owner creates firestorm in an interview

Cuban, “None of us have pure thoughts; we all live in glass houses.”

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Forest Whitaker to Produce Scripted Drama on HBCU Hazing

Actor backs project that will bring controversial hazing topic to the big screen

Forest Whitaker teams with Reginald Hudlin to help produce a scripted drama that sheds light…

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Lupe Fiasco, Music Director for US Soccer

Lupe Fiasco Named Music Director for US Soccer

Rapper will handle in-game music programming during the Send-Off Series

United States Soccer Federation says Fiasco will make two appearances, in New York and Chicago

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Rufus McDowney, Film Dir., Jacquie Jones and Producer Garland McLaurin at Peabody Awards ceremony at New York City’s Waldorf-Astoria

’180 Days: A Year Inside An American High School” Wins Coveted Peabody Award

Teenager defies enormous odds, accepts award on behalf of filmmakers for PBS series about "failing" school

The National Black Programming Consortium documentary series 180 Days: A Year Inside an American High…

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Keke Wyatt stars in 'In God's Hands'

‘In God’s Hands’ Features R &B Divas’ Keke Wyatt

RLJ Entertainment to Release DVD July 15

In God’s Hands features Keke Wyatt, Tommy Ford, Omar Gooding and Cynthia Kaye McWilliams

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The American Black Film Festival: 10 Facts About Ruby Dee

You think you know all there is to know about the legendary actress?

Ruby Dee was the second oldest Academy Award nominee in the Best Actress in…

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Former Players Sue NFL, Claim Painkillers Led to Addictions

Jim McMahon and J.D. Hill among former players filing suit against the league

The suit claims that NFL teams were well aware that they were violating drug laws.

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Charlotte changes name to Hornets

The Charlotte Bobcats Are Now The Charlotte Hornets

Team changes name and color scheme

The Hornets unveiled new logos and announced the return of the popular mascot, “Hugo the…

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Psyche Terry and husband, Vantoba, showcase Urban Intimates' designs

Shining Star: ‘Fortitude,’ ‘Magic’ of Macy’s Turned Plus Size Lingerie Maker into Retail Titan

Workshop at Macy's helps Urban Intimates beat all odds on long, arduous Journey to success

It is often said, “The Road to Success is never easy.”
Psyche Terry, Owner and Founder…

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Donald Sterling Agrees to Drop Lawsuit

Donald Sterling Faces June 3 Hearing to Determine His Fate As an NBA Owner

“Mr. Sterling’s actions and positions significantly undermine the NBA’s efforts to promote diversity and inclusion"

June 3rd will be the date The NBA owners decide Donald Sterling’s fate

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10 Facts about Jacob Latimore

African American Festival Performer: 10 Facts about Performer Jacob Latimore

Jacob Latimore does his own 10 Facts

Jacob Latimore is one of the featured performers of the African American Festival

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Denzel Washington Hosts Broadway Junior in NY

Denzel Washington Hosts ‘Broadway Junior’ Event in New York

The actor served as Host of the Shubert Foundation/MTI Broadway Junior Student Share celebration

Broadway Junior provides performance opportunities to children in New York City public schools who don’t…

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Nicole Chaplin: From Marketing Celebrities to Training Them

Celebrity fitness professional: 'I am a motivator above all things'

Author and celebrity trainer discusses her career change from marketing professional to world of fitness.

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Facts about Spike Lee

The American Black Film Festival: 10 Facts About Spike Lee

The Number One NY Knick fan debuts his latest film at this year's ABFF

Did you know Spike Lee’s latest film was funded through Kickstarter.com?

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Return of the Mark: Mark Jackson Inks Multi-Year Deal to Return to ESPN

Ousted Golden State Warriors' Coach lands safely, reunites with old Network after losing job

Mark Jackson, Former Coach Golden State Warriors
If you watched game one of the 2014 NBA…

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Michael Sam Documentary is Now Postponed

Show is postponed after conversations with the St. Louis Rams

After discussing with Michael Sam’s NFL team, the St. Louis Rams, the network has decided…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Once Upon a Time in Shaolin is a Wu-Tang Clan double album that will be available to only one buyer.

Wu-Tang Gets ‘$5M Offer’ for Single Copy of New Album

Fans take issue with groups plan to sell 31-track album to single buyer

Once Upon a Time in Shaolin is a Wu-Tang Clan double album that will be…

By Richard Spiropoulos

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African American Festival Performer: 10 Facts about Performer Deitrick Haddon

Today we feature a cast member from the reality series, Preachers of L.A.

Deitrick Haddon started preaching at the age of 11

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LA Clipper owner to sue the NBA

Donald Sterling Threatens to Sue NBA, Will Not Pay Fine

Owner claims that his "due process rights" were violated by the league's four-day investigation

Donald Sterling has stated he will not pay the $2.5 million fine levied against him…

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HBO Sports is producing a documentary on Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

HBO Sports Prepares Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Documentary

The film is scheduled to debut in early 2015

Basketball’s all-time leading scorer, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, will have his story told

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Michael Sam Has a TV show on the OWN network

Michael Sam Gets His OWN TV Show

'I am thankful to Oprah for her support and excited to work together.'

St. Louis Rams draft pick, Michael Sam, gets a show on the OWN network

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Beyond Nollywood: New Band of Africa’s “Hottest, Brightest Stars” Sparkle in NYC

Directors, Stars of Africa's hottest new Films descend on New York's Lincoln Center for 21st New York African Film Festival

Mahen Bonetti founder of NYAFF with new band of Africa's stars
After lighting it up at…

By Richard Spiropoulos

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The ABFF

Spike Lee, Tim Story and Will Packer to Screen Latest Films at The ABFF in NYC

Ready to debut Think Like A Man Too and Da Sweet Blood of Jesus

Think Like A Man Too and Da Sweet Blood of Jesus ready to debut at…

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Jay-Z Drops $20 Million Extortion Case

The rapper decides against pursuing legal action against former engineer who has master recordings since 2002

Jay-Z drops extortion case versus former engineer

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Roger Mason Jr. Backs of LeBron boycott comments

Roger Mason Jr. Backtracks About LeBron James Boycott Comment

Retracts earlier comment made to Jim Rome

NBA Players Association vice president, Roger Mason Jr. backtracks his statement on LeBron James boycotting…

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Jay Z, Beyonce and Drake each score 5 BET AWards nominations

Jay Z, Beyoncé, and Drake Get 5 Nods Each for BET Awards

Pharell and August Alsina are right behind them with 4 each

Drake, Jay-Z and Beyonce leads the BET Awards nominations with 5 each

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Jacksnville Jaguar draftee, Marqise Lee, may collect on insurance policy

Marqise Lee to Receive Insurance Payout Due to Low Draft Position

Loss of Value policy will pay off for the rookie

Loss of Value policy helps rookie player earn a high payout

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Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Conference: 10 Facts about Performing Act, Bell Biv DeVoe (BBD)

Do you know all you need to know about BBD?

Bell Biv DeVoe is a featured performer at the Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Conference.

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5 Reasons the Bey and Jay Brand Is Untouchable

Despite leaked video footage, the music duo proves their brand will remain in tact

Despite controversy around leaked video footage, the brand of Jay Z and Beyonce will remain…

By Courtney Connley

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NFL Draft draws record numbers for 2014

A Record 45.7 Million Watched the 2014 NFL Draft

The number of Tweets pertaining to the draft sets records as well

Records numbers were set for TV viewing and Tweets concerning the 2014 NFL Draft

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Magic Sets Record Straight on Sterling in CNN, TMZ Interviews

"Not once, even today, has he ever apologized to me or the other minorities he offended."

Magic Johnson responds to Donald Sterling's attack
In a telephone interview with TMZ and an interview…

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Shonda Rhimes Inks New 8-Figure Deal With ABC

Network makes Thursday night lineup Shonda night

Shonda Rhimes inks new deal with ABC worth eight figures that will include Scandal, Grey’s…

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Michale Sam's Jersey is number 2 among NFL rookies

Michael Sam’s Jersey Is #2 Among Drafted Rookies

St. Louis Rams players outsells the number one draft pick

Being selected as the number 249th draft pick, yet, selling so many jerseys that he…

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Assist King: Magic Johnson’s Countless Charitable Contributions

LA Clippers owner's notion that Magic Johnson 'doesn't do anything for black people' heavily flawed

LA Clippers owner’s declaration that Earvin “Magic” Johnson does nothing for black people is heavily…

By Richard Spiropoulos

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Universal Buys Another Will Packer Comedy

Bounce TV Co-Founder continues his movie magic after hits like Think Like A Man and Ride Along

Will Packer will produce another movie for Universal

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Donald Sterling Verbally Attacks Magic Johnson In New Interview

Sterling: Magic Johnson not a good role model for kids, he should be ashamed of himself

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Embattled LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling took some “malicious”…

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Larry Wilmore Replaces Stephen Colbert on Comedy Central

Larry Wilmore Will Replace Stephen Colbert on Comedy Central

Veteran writer will fill in after late-night host replaces Letterman

Black comedy writer to take over for Stephen Colbert later this year.

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Top 10 facts about Bill Duke

The American Black Film Festival: 10 Facts About Bill Duke

What do you really know about this talented filmmaker?

Bill Duke will be teaching a Master Class at The American Black Film Festival.

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Hollywood Boss Moves: One-on-One with ‘Neighbors’ Star Jerrod Carmichael

Actor talks winning career move to LA, Spike Lee and comic relief

Exclusive with The Shadow League: Actor Jerrod Carmichael talks Richard Pryor, Spike Lee, and quirky…

By Raqiyah Mays

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Rams Pick Michael Sam, NFL Draft’s First Openly Gay Player

News overshadowed by negative tweets about Sam kissing his boyfriend

After bated breath during the NFL draft, Michael Sam was picked up by the St.…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Dr. Dre loses $3 Million lawsuit versus Death Row Records

Dr. Dre Loses $3 Million in Failed Lawsuit

The record producer's claim against Death Row records gets thrown out

Judge rules against Dr. Dre in his $3 million lawsuit against Death Row Records

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Michael Sam, Visa Commercial

First Openly Gay NFL Athlete, Michael Sam, Stars In New Visa Commercial

Newly drafted defensive player signs endorsement before being drafted

Recent NFL draft pick Michael Sam is starring in a Visa commercial, his first endorsement…

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Top 2014 NFL Draft Picks

The NFL Draft kicked off this week. Check out the top 5 draft picks.

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MLB and the Houston Astros Announce the 2014 Civil Rights Game

The Houston Astros will play the Baltimore Orioles on Friday, May 30th

Houston & Baltimore Negro Leagues Uniforms to be Worn During the Civil Rights Game

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About The NFL Draft

The '10 Fact' series takes a turn towards the NFL Draft

The NFL Draft, which takes place in New York City, gives a long list of…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Darrell Wallace Jr., Talks NASCAR, Advice to Parents and Life After Racing

Explains the impact that NASCAR Drive for Diversity had on his career

Darrell Wallace Jr., talks NASCAR Drive for Diversity, added pressure from his historical wins and…

By Courtney Connley

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Epic Records President, Sylvia Rhone, receives presidential award

Sylvia Rhone Receives Music Biz Assoc Presidential Award

The Epic Records president is the first female to receive this industry honor

This is the first time the award, which has been given out to esteemed executives…

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Mekhi Phifer Files for Bankruptcy

The "Divergent" star supposedly owes $1.3 million in taxes

According to CBS, Mekhi Phifer has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

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International Olympic Committee awards NBC Olympic Games

IOC Awards Olympic Games To NBCUniversal Through 2032

The deal gives them the broadcast rights in the US starting in 2021

According to Sports Business News, The International Olympic Committee has awarded the broadcast rights in…

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African American Festival Performer: 10 Facts about Performers Mint Condition

This group from Saint Paul, Minnesota, will be performing at The African American Festival

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With the African American Festival (which will take place June 21-22 in Baltimore at…

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Dining African: 3 Restaurant Biz Success Stories Savor N.Y. African Restaurant Week

Successful restaurant owners give tips, discuss making it in rough business

The second New York African Restaurant Week wrapped up Sunday in the Big Apple.

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Eric LeGrand Will Give Commencement Speech at Rutgers

Former football player was offered the chance to speak, then it was rescinded, now, it's back on

“Eric holds a special place in the hearts of the Class of 2014 and the…

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Update: Bond No.9 Racism Charges Dropped

Owner: Claims so "blatantly false, insulting and personally damaging" I had to defend against them

We want to update you on a Daily News story we reported on, along…

By Richard Spiropoulos

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Rihanna signs with Roc Nation label

Rihanna Leaves Def Jam, Signs with Roc Nation

Singer leaves Def Jam

Music artist Rihanna has left Def Jam and signed with Roc Nation management and label.

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Workplace Wellness: Employers Offer Fun, Healthy Office Perks

To boost morale, companies provide employee incentives, from scuba diving to bikes

These top companies look out not only for their bottom line but offer unusual wellness…

By Suncear Scretchen

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LA Mayor Garcetti expects a lengthy battle with Donald Sterling

Los Angeles Mayor Anticipates Lengthy Battle With Clippers Owner

Eric Garcetti expects Donald Sterling to put up a "long, protracted fight" to retain ownership of the team

According to Yahoo Sports, Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling may drag out the legal…

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How “Money” was the First Round of the NBA playoffs? Nothing but Net.

How the NBA 2014 Playoffs First Round become must-see TV

How the NBA 2014 Playoffs First Round become must-see TV

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Actress Tia Mowry-Hardrict Sues Over Tweets

Actress says she was shortchanged for sponsored Twitter posts

“Sister, Sister” star Tia Mowry-Hardrict is suing for profits not seen for her social media…

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Buffalo Bills Could Have New Owners by July

Team officials are trying to keep the NFL team in New York

The Buffalo Bills should have new owners by mid-summer

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White House Correspondents Association Honors Shunned Pioneer Reporter

Tribute finally paid to ace black reporter barred by White House Press Corps

The White House Correspondents Association honored Harry McAlpin, the first black reporter to attend a…

By Richard Spiropoulos

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Floyd Mayweather to Make $32 Million Off Next Bout

Floyd Mayweather will earn another big check in the amount of $32 million for his…

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Update: Army to Review Controversial New Hair Policy that “targeted” Black Women

Army ordered to review controversial new hair grooming policy

Critics complain new Army grooming policy targets black women

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Donald Sterling Agrees to Drop Lawsuit

Will Los Angeles Clippers’ Next TV Deal Add $200 Million in Sterling’s Pocket?

The next TV contract for the NBA team may be very lucrative for the current owner

This TV deal will potentially add $200 million more to the pockets of Donald Sterling

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NAACP LA Chapter President Resigns Amid Donald Sterling Scandal

Organization faced scrutiny after plans to award Clippers owner

NAACP’s Los Angeles chapter faced scrutiny for plans to award Donald Sterling amidst racism scandal.…

By Richard Spiropoulos

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‘Basketball Wives LA’ Star Jackie Christie, A Jack Of All Trades [Exclusive]

'One reason that I started Jackie Christie Inc. was so that I could create jobs and help as many people as possible'

Jackie Christie may be the better half of former NBA star Doug Christie, but rest…

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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The American Black Film Festival: 10 Facts about Morris Chestnut

The "10 Facts" series, regarding some of the participants from The American Film Festival starts with the 2014 Ambassador

You think you know all there is to know about Morris Chestnut?

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NFL’s Top 50 Players For Licensed Products

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson beats Denver Broncos' Peyton Manning as best-selling NFL player

Top NFL players for licensed product sales topped $1 billion

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Experiencing “Jazz” in Tobago

Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter John Legend headlined the annual music gathering, which also featured Earth, Wind and Fire, Brandy and Keyshia Cole

Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter John Legend headlined the annual music gathering, which also featured Earth, Wind…

By Kimberly Wilson

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Heisman Winner Jameis Winston Accused of Shoplifting Crab Legs

Heisman Winner Jameis Winston accused of shoplifting

While he is not under arrest he has been ordered to serve at least 20…

By Richard Spiropoulos

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Oprah Adds Name to Shortlist of Potential Clippers Investors

Will she become the next minority female sports owner?

Oprah, Music Mogul David Geffen and Oracle founder Larry Ellison will reportedly join together in…

By Richard Spiropoulos

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Mayweather Interested In Buying the LA Clippers

The boxer wants to get "a group of billionaires" together to bid for the franchise

Will the Los Angeles Clippers end up with Floyd Mayweather as an owner?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Baltimore African American Festival Performer: 10 Facts about Performer Johnny Gill

The "10 Facts" series, regarding the performing acts at the Baltimore African American Festival, continues

Are you a Johnny Gill fan?

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The 25 Highest Paid NBA Players of All-Time

"While many of the all-time greats of the past 20 years are among the highest paid of all time, these years also led to some large contracts for some otherwise mediocre players."

I guess you never thought some of these players were on the list

By Richard Spiropoulos

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De’Von Christopher Johnson: Embracing Technology to Publish Print Magazines

'We as a people need and deserve to see ourselves in print'

In the age of the internet, most people feel that the best way to obtain…

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How to Save Money on Travel

Here are five tips for keeping more cash in your pocket

Do you travel a lot?

By Sheiresa Ngo

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Los Angeles Clippers Lose Major Sponsors Due to Sterling Fallout

Sprint, Mercedes-Benz and Kia are among the many sponsors bowing out on the NBA team

Who is next?

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Pat Riley’s “Three-Peat” Payday if LeBron & Co. Win Again

Pat Riley and Partners own trademark to phrase "Three-Peat, 3-Peat"

Did you know?

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Civil Rights Group Goes After Bravo For Atlanta ‘Real Housewives’ Nasty Brawl

Producers claim they didn’t see the fight coming

ColorofChange and other industry observers are wondering if the blowup wasn’t bound to happen given…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Magic Johnson to Buy Clippers Away From Donald Sterling?

The former NBA star has set his sights on purchasing the team from Donald Sterling

Johnson has been trying in earnest to become an owner of a NBA team and…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Nas Provides Scholarships for Tech Students

Prolific rapper partners with the likes of Google and Microsoft to sponsor minorities who have an interest in technology

Prolific rapper Nas partners with the likes of Google and Microsoft to sponsor minorities who…

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Raheem Devaughn Launches The LoveLife Foundation

Singer known for socially conscious lyrics and commitment to a number of causes starts his own organization

Known for socially conscious lyrics and commitment to a number of causes, Raheem Devaughn starts…

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Female Leaders Winning: Bethann Hardison, a Leader in Fashion

Fashion industry leader Bethann Hardison talks her journey to diversify the industry.

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United Nations Hosts Women’s Entrepreneurship Day

On Nov. 19, the UN celebrates female entrepreneurs of 144 countries.

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